Cricket Australia


  • West Indies All Out 257 (49.5)
  • Australia 5/ 274 (50.0)
  • West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl
  • Current Run Rate: 5.16
  • Required Run Rate: 108.00
  • Graph
TL Best*03000.00
KAJ Roach240050.00
This Partnership:0 Runs From 3 Balls (R/R: 0.00)

CJ McKay*9.505235.29
JP Faulkner10.004714.70

Last Wicket:Best, 0 (c: b:McKay, Over: 49.5)
Last 5 overs:1 1 . . 1 1 | W . . 1 . . | 2 4 4 1 W . | . 1 1b 1 2 . | 6 W . . W
Latest Commentary (View More)

50th Over
And with the run rate climbing, the Windies were always having to swing the bat and fell short in the finish. A 5-0 series win and Adam Voges named man of the match with a brilliant unbeaten century. Thanks for your company this series. Cheers!
Then Charles was caught off a top edge for a well made century and the Windies lost another quickly. With Thomas supporting Pollard they were still a chance until Thomas was unfortunately run out. Pollard's dismissal shortly after made it even tougher.
The Windies looked on target for victory thanks to a second wicket partnership of 106 between Johnson Charles and Darren Bravo. And with Kieron Pollard and Charles going along at a good rate they were slight favourites heading into the final 15 overs.
And so Australia complete a clean sweep of matches in this series, a 5-0 result and a win here at the MCG, defending their total of 274 runs to dismiss the West Indies for 257 and win by 17 runs.
Best csb (Coulter-Nile) 0 (2m 3b 0x4 0x6). Partnership of 0 (2m 3b). FOW 10/257. Roach 2* (11m 4b 0x4 0x6).
Over 49.5: McKay to Best, no run, OUT, slower short ball, pulls across the line, skies it high in the air, out to the sub Coulter-Nile who takes if comfortably inside the rope at deep mid wicket!
Over 49.4: McKay to Best, no run, slower ball now, a wild swing and no contact made
Over 49.3: McKay to Best, no run, pitched full, angling to leg as he swings across the line, strikes him on the pad, rolls out to backward point
Sammy c Haddin b McKay 23 (28m 18b 2x4 1x6). Partnership of 11 (8m 10b). FOW 9/257. Tino Best in.
Over 49.2: McKay to Sammy, no run, OUT, not anymore, a good slower ball sees him swing a little too early, a thin edge through to Haddin and Umpire Asad Rauf raises the finger
Over 49.1: McKay to Sammy, SIX, pitched up, not quite full enough, he gets underneath it and heaves it over the rope at long off, still an outside chance!
49th Over
24 required from the last over to be bowled by Clint McKay at the Members End.
Over 48.6: Faulkner to Roach, no run, backs away, Faulkner follows him with a slower ball, a swing and a miss. WIN 8/251 (Sammy 17, Roach 2)
Over 48.5: Faulkner to Roach, two runs, fired in and he gets underneath it, chips it out towards deep mid wicket, they take the second run on offer, 250 up (230m 293b)
Over 48.4: Faulkner to Sammy, one run, pitched up straight, clubs it up to long off, just the single once more
Over 48.3: Faulkner to Roach, bye, swings and misses a straight length ball, Haddin has to dive the other way and drops it, a bye is taken with Sammy wanting the strike
Over 48.2: Faulkner to Sammy, one run, pitched up outside off and hammered hard up to long off, just the single
Over 48.1: Faulkner to Sammy, no run, fires in a vicious yorker and he can only dig it out to the leg side, falls down in the process
48th Over
Huge couple of balls there. 29 needed from 12. James Faulkner again.
Over 47.6: Johnson to Roach, no run, slower length ball, completely deceived as it strikes him on the body, fielders converge and a dot ends the over. WIN 8/246 (Sammy 15, Roach 0)
That was the perfect delivery, Full and straight. He either makes contact or he gets out.
Narine bwd Johnson 0 (8m 3b 0x4 0x6). Partnership of 12 (8m 10b). FOW 8/246. Kemar Roach in.
Over 47.5: Johnson to Narine, no run, OUT, got him! he backs away to make room, fired in, perfect delivery, you miss and I hit, the stumps are disturbed and Johnson strikes!
Over 47.4: Johnson to Sammy, one run, fires in a yorker now, that's a better length, digs it out wide of mid off, McKay down and keeps them to one
Over 47.3: Johnson to Sammy, FOUR, another short ball, this one a real gift as he slaps it behind square to the long leg rope, consecutive boundaries
Over 47.2: Johnson to Sammy, FOUR, short ball angled in but just straying to leg as he rocks back and pulls it behind square, one bounce four!
Over 47.1: Johnson to Sammy, two runs, short of a good length ball, angled in, cramps him for room but he's able to club it wide of mid off for a couple

Australia: Shane Watson (c), Aaron Finch, Phillip Hughes, Shaun Marsh, Adam Voges, Brad Haddin (wk), James Faulkner, Mitchell Johnson, Ben Cutting, Clint McKay, Xavier Doherty, Nathan Coulter-Nile (12th)

West Indies: Kieran Powell, Johnson Charles, Darren Bravo, Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Narsingh Deonarine, Devon Thomas (wk), Darren Sammy (c), Sunil Narine, Tino Best, Kemar Roach, Jason Holder (12th)

Umpires: Asad Rauf (PAK), Reiffel, PR (AUS)
Third Umpire: Llong, NJ (ENG)
Match Refree: Madugalle, RS (SLA)

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